Sessions at the General Assembly Related to Recent Natural Hazard Events

There are two additional Union Symposia (US) that have been added to the EGU General Assembly 2011 Programme. Union Symposia 4 (US4) The 22 February 2011 Christchurch Earthquake will be in Room D, on Thursday 7 April from 08:30–10:15. Union Symposia (US5) The 11 March 2011 Tohoku (Sendai) Earthquake and Tsunami will be in Room D, on Friday 8 April from 08:30–10:00. For both sessions further detail ...[Read More]

Experiences of the EGU General Assembly

For those of you who maybe attending the General Assembly for the first time, you may be wondering what it’s like from a participant’s point of view. The short piece below gives one person’s views of attending the General Assembly in 2010. I attended EGU last year for the first time. When I arrived there the feeling was just ”WOW!”. EGU General Assembly is such a huge conference! ...[Read More]

Weblinks relevant to the Sendai Earthquake and Tsunami [Updated 31 March]

This blogpost is a round-up of potentially useful weblinks to information about the Sendai, Japan earthquake of 11 March 2011. This post is a summary of what is out there as a resource, not European Geosciences Union endorsed links. There is a Supersite for the Sendai Earthquake which is a collection of preliminary data and research. This has a lot of information contained within the page and link ...[Read More]

Imaggeo Mondays: Seattle Waterfront

Photo by Chris Kidd, distributed by EGU under a Creative Commons License. The photograph illustrates how dependent we are on the environment around us. Here, along the waterfront in Seattle, water is used for transporting people and goods, oceans are used to access raw materials and there is the aesthetic appeal of ‘the sea’. All of this is not without hazards, from the water itself an ...[Read More]